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Dharma Talks
2009-11-19 Lessons from Nature 49:24
  Myoshin Kelley
Discovering nature as both a support to meditation and a teacher.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge November 2009 at IMS - Forest Refuge

2009-11-19 Opening the Doors of the Heart 56:04
  Mary Grace Orr
How can we open our hearts? This talk explores the practices of forgiveness and compassion, as well as that of gratitude. The Metta Sutta provides the background for this exploration.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation Retreat

2009-11-19 The Body: The Storehouse of Experience 55:10
  James Baraz
The body is where we store emotions and register deep insights. This talk explores the implication of those facts: how we keep getting caught in thoughts that we know don’t serve us and why it takes time and patience to embody the wisdom our mind knows is true
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks

2009-11-19 Joy 30:34
  Christina Feldman
Gaia House November Solitary Retreat

2009-11-18 Refuge in Loving Presence 1:19:15
  Tara Brach
There are times when there is so much fear and reactivity, that the first step in moving toward freedom is to connect with some sense of safety and love. This talk explores how an inner pathway to loving presence can support us in facing and awakening through traumatic wounding.
Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC IMCW Wednesday Evening Talks

2009-11-18 Emptiness & Compassion Part IV 61:04
  Donald Rothberg
After a short account of emptiness and how we cultivate a deeper understanding of it in very practical ways, we explore the nature of compassion. We look at how it can be developed and what forms it can take, all the time pointing to how mature compassion invloves a deep sense of emptiness and interconnection (and vice versa).
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Monday and Wednesday Talks

2009-11-18 Views and Shifts in Views 49:00
  Catherine McGee
Gaia House November Solitary Retreat

2009-11-18 Dependent Origination 59:37
  Yanai Postelnik
Gaia House November Solitary Retreat

2009-11-17 Curiosity, Confidence and Contentment 45:48
  Mary Grace Orr
We need places of refuge in our lives and we need an inner place of stillness. Curiosity, confidence and contentment as we develop mindfulness can be useful in developing inner refuge.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Insight Meditation Retreat

2009-11-17 The Wisdom of Non-Duality 65:39
  Rob Burbea
Gaia House November Solitary Retreat

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